“My point is not to remember but to revive the past, to make it now.”
“The unsettling power of Personal Shopper lies in its suggestion that the life we share with objects is a life led among the dead.”
“¿Cuál es el futuro de la libertad del sujeto en el capitalismo tardío? El filósofo Jonathan Crary, en su libro 24/7 (2015), da una respuesta tan cercana como extraña. Si el sueño es el reducto humano en el que las redes del mercado aún no han podido infiltrarse -nos dice-, entonces la resistencia está en dormir.”
How a melancholy egg yolk conquered Japan
“When you think about the cuteness culture in Japan, the word “kawaii” comes to mind. The word, which signals more of a childlike sense of cute, came about in the 70s and it’s been used globally ever since. And Sanrio, the company that created Hello Kitty, has built an empire around the “kawaii” culture. Cuteness is a reaction. In Japan, the kawaii culture and concept is often linked to the country’s post-WWII years. The idea is that, because of its trauma and defeat, the country leaned into its vulnerability. Decades later— Sanrio’s new face of kawaii is an egg yolk with depression, questioning life.”
“There exists, in some parallel dimension, a version of this show in which Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner never pressured themselves into trying to come up with stories to tell across episodes, in which the plot never really twists, in which we spend time, every episode, with some arrangement of our available characters in the course of living their lives.”
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